Fire Department

Jonathan Yahr
Fire Chief

Steve Mulholland
Deputy Chief

David Wolf
Battalion Chief

The Lakewood Volunteer Fire Department was founded in 1888. The Lakewood Fire Department is a combination department. There are currently 80 active firefighters and fire police members in the volunteer fire department.

The Career Department was started in the 1950s. The Fire Headquarters are located at 733 Cedar Bridge Avenue.

The Lakewood Volunteer Fire Department consists of four fire companies. The stations are:

Engine Co #1, 119 First Street
Rescue Co #2, 1350 Lanes Mills Road
Jr. Hose Co #3, 976 New Hampshire Avenue
Jr. Hose Co #3 170 Lafayette Blvd. (Substation)
Reliance Hose Co #4, 300 River Avenue
Department Training and Fire Career Station, located at 800 Monmouth Avenue

Volunteers are always needed. Anyone interested in becoming a volunteer firefighter can click the link below, fill out the form and press Submit.

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The Fire Department

733 Cedar Bridge Avenue
Lakewood, NJ 08701
NON-EMERGENCY 732-364-5151
Hours: 9 AM - 5 PM
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